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Why Cloud Computing?



Trade capital expense for variable expense

Benefit from massive economies of scale

Stop guessing capacity

Instead of having to invest heavily in data centers and servers before you know how you’re going to use them, you can use cloud computing and only pay when you consume computing resources, and only pay for how much you consume. By using cloud computing, you can achieve a lower variable cost than you can get on your own. Because usage from hundreds of thousands of customers are aggregated in the cloud, cloud computing providers such as Amazon Web Services can achieve higher economies of scale which translates into lower pay as you go prices. Eliminate guessing on your infrastructure capacity needs. When you make a capacity decision prior to deploying an application, you often either end up sitting on expensive idle resources or dealing with limited capacity. With Cloud Computing, these problems go away. You can access as much or as little as you need, and scale up and down as required with only a few minutes notice.

Increase speed and agility

Stop spending money on running and maintaining data centers

Go global in minutes

In a cloud computing environment, new IT resources are only ever a click away, which means you reduce the time it takes to make those resources available to your developers from weeks to just minutes. This results in a dramatic increase in agility for the organization, since the cost and time it takes to experiment and develop is significantly lower. Focus on projects that differentiate your business, not the infrastructure. Cloud computing lets you focus on your own customers, rather than on the heavy lifting of racking, stacking and powering servers. With Cloud Computing, you can easily deploy your application in multiple regions around the world with just a few clicks. This means you can provide a lower latency and better experience for your customers simply and at minimal cost.

Amazon Products:


Amazon EC2
Amazon Workspaces
Amazon S3

Provides resizable compute capacity in the cloud

Automatically distributes incoming traffic across multiple instances.

Fully managed computing service in the cloud, allowing end-users to access the documents, applications and resources. Redundant data storage infrastructure for storing and retrieving any amount of data, at any time, from anywhere on the Web.

Amazon Glacier

Amazon Storage Gateway
Amazon EBS
Low-cost, durable,flexible, secure service for data archiving and backup

On-premises software with cloud-based storage to provide seamless and secure integration with Amazon Services

It is backed by S3 and Glacier.

Provides block level storage volumes for use with Amazon EC2 instances. Exist independently from the life of an instance.

Amazon Dynamo
Amazon RDS
Amazon Redshift
Fully managed cloud NoSQL database service that performs database management tasks such as hardware or software provisioning, setup and configuration, software patching. Helps set up, operate, and scale a MySQL, Oracle, SQL Server, or PostgreSQL database in the cloud. Fully managed, easily scalable petabyte-scale that helps to deliver fast query performance by using columnar storage technology and by running parallel.

Amazon ElastiCache
Amazon VPC
Amazon EMR

Web service that makes it easy to deploy, operate, and scale an in-memory cache in the cloud.

It performs patch management, failure detection and recovery

Private, isolated section of the AWS Cloud in a virtual network.

It resembles a traditional network that one might operate in their datacenter.

Web service that enables businesses, researchers, data analysts, and developers to easily and cost-effectively process vast amounts of data.

Amazon Cloudfront
Amazon Direct Connect
Amazon Route 53
Content delivery web service that gives an easy way to distribute content to end users with low latency, high data transfer speeds, and no commitments. Network service that provides an alternative to using the Internet to utilize AWS cloud services Highly available and scalable Domain Name System (DNS) web service. .


Why Amazon Web Services?


Building and managing cloud since 2006

Service Breadth & Dept

38+ Service to support any cloud workload

Pace of Innovation

History of rapid, customer-driven releases

Global Footprint

10 regions, 25 availability zones, 51 edge locations

Pricing Philosophy

45 Proactive price reductions to date


8,000+Sls and ISVs; 1,600 + Marketplace products